As prime minister, Imran Khan nurtured closer ties with China and Russia while being a vocal critic of US policy in the region. Photo: AFP
As prime minister, Imran Khan nurtured closer ties with China and Russia while being a vocal critic of US policy in the region. Photo: AFP
Pakistan

Power shift in Pakistan won’t affect China ties, ‘hard-core friend’ Beijing says

  • Shehbaz Sharif to be new Pakistani prime minister after Imran Khan ousted by no-confidence vote
  • Beijing remains ‘unwaveringly’ committed to friendly ties with close neighbour, foreign ministry says

As prime minister, Imran Khan nurtured closer ties with China and Russia while being a vocal critic of US policy in the region. Photo: AFP
As prime minister, Imran Khan nurtured closer ties with China and Russia while being a vocal critic of US policy in the region. Photo: AFP
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